Members of Indians Track team headed to State

Members of the Stephens County track team competed in the Sectionals held this past Saturday in Commerce.

Competing were athletes from AAA Regions 1, 3, 4, and 8 that finished in the top four in their respective region meets.

A top 8 finish in the sectional competition is required to advance to state competition being held this Saturday in Carrollton. Those advancing and sectional finish from Stephens County include:

-Cam Lacy with a 3rd place finish in Long Jump, and 6th place finish in the 100 Meter Dash.

-Bobby Fessler with a 4th place finish in the 3200 Meter Run, and 6th place finish in the 1600 Meter Run.

-Aiden Butts with a 6th place finish in the Shot Put.

-Corey Richie with a 6th place finish in the Triple Jump.

-Braden Griffin with a 6th place finish in the 400 Meter Dash.

Region-8 fared well in the sectionals. Of the 18 events for boys Hart County will have 15 team members involved, Monroe Area and Oconee County will have 9, Franklin County 7, and East Jackson 3. In the girl’s state competition Oconee County will be represented by 18, Monroe Area 14, Hart County 11, Franklin County 9, and East Jackson 5.